Demonstrating the value of scholarly research is increasingly critical to academic success. This interview with Oxfam’s Deborah Hardoon shows that there’s much we can learn from organizations outside of academia about maximizing research impact .
Google recently disclosed that they give Web sites higher ranking if they are encrypted. This is but one example of how Google serves as a gatekeeper of the Internet, making cultural decisions in the name of technological elegance.
In 2004, two journalists imagined the impact of social participation would have on the news media.
We ask our authors to gaze into their crystal balls regarding the future of print.
The emergence of the Authors Alliance is causing consternation among some members of the traditional publishing community, most notably the Authors Guild, which has already issued a sharply-worded critique. But what is the Alliance actually going to do? They’re not really saying.
The New York Times’ “Innovation” Report will hit a lot of nerves when it comes to strategy, long-term transformation, investment, digital operations, silos, print legacy, and organizational culture. And it will remind you how barely contained panic looks to others.
A reenactment of a legal deposition transcript offers some absurdity for your Friday.
A new science blogging scandal shows that the conflicts between commercial platforms and bloggers continue to dog the integration of blogs into mainstream media outlets.
Why do ebooks—and e-information generally—cause such teeth-grinding rage and rhetorical hysteria in some people?
What happens when a blog buys a newspaper? Stories get shorter. Much shorter.
Digital publishing continues to borrow its shape from its predecessors in print. Truly creative individuals are necessary to work with new media on their own terms.
The New York Times is now publishing short e-books, another step down the path to monetizing content directly instead of through the sale of advertising.
eLife clarifies its media policies, adopting the mask of an enlightened approach that actually makes it harder for everyone to generate much attention.
JSTOR recently announced that it has reconfigured its user interface using responsive design techniques. While nascent in STM and scholarly publishing, the user interface design world has been abuzz with the potential of responsive web design for some time and a number of sites using responsive web design techniques are now appearing.
Representing data graphically is always tricky. It doesn’t help when a journalist misses many opportunities to verify the data, provide context, and ask some probing questions.